700 Class

 

705 and CLP8, Port Pirie, South Australia, 17 July 2009.

Road numbers:

701, 703–6

 

Operator:

One Rail Australia

 

Gauge:

1435 mm; 1600 mm

 

Year of entry into service:

1971

 

Number built:

6

 

Model:

DL500G

 

Manufacturer:

AE Goodwin

 

Manufacturing location:

Auburn, NSW

 

Engine:

Alco 251C

 

Traction power:

1491 kW

 

Wheel arrangement:

Co-Co

 

Weight:

112.4 t

 

Length:

17.4 m

South Australian Railways obtained six of the 700 Class units for broad and standard gauge service. Built by AE Goodwin, they use the same DL500G model as the New South Wales 442 Class. They have been deployed in express passenger service and interstate goods haulage. All units are currently stored.